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BOA decision to pick Scottish and Welsh players for Team GB football team sparks anger

By Duncan Mackay

Aaron_Ramsey_and_Gareth_BaleJune 21 - The British Olympic Association (BOA) have sparked a row after claiming it has reached agreement for a Team GB side to compete in both the men's and women's football competitions at London 2012 with a controversial deal that leaves the way clear for players from all Home Countries, including Wales' Aaron Ramsey and Gareth Bale (pictured), to take part.


Perth 2011 stars on BBC World news

By Emily Goddard

Perth_2011_Event_Director_John_Longley_showing_Peschardts_People_around_Perth_21-06-11Friday 21 - The Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships is playing a starring role on the BBC World News television channel after the programme Peschardt's People recently made the trip to Western Australia to feature Perth 2011 Event Director John Longley and talk about December's Sailing World Championships, the development of WA and its capital city.


Top names in line-up for Canary Wharf Triathlon

By Emily Goddard

Jodie_Stimpson_at_Canary_WharfJune 21 - The GE Canary Wharf Triathlon, a new addition to the British Triathlon Super Series this year, will play host to top elite athletes including Liz Blatchford and reigning Super Series Champion Jodie Stimpson (pictured) later this month as the sport comes to the bustling shopping and business district for the first time.